An Axton family is facing federal charges of defrauding the government of over $200,000 in COVID-19 relief money and unemployment benefits.
Jury selection started Monday in the trial of former "Empire" star Jussie Smollett, who is accused of making false reports to authorities that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in 2019.
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has gained global notoriety as the former girlfriend and social companion of the convicted pedophile and disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.
The public will get a glimpse into the life of the late Jeffrey Epstein as the sex-trafficking trial of his longtime companion Ghislaine Maxwell gets underway.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jurors in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery must decide whether one or all of them is guilty of murder — a conviction that could send them to prison for the rest of their lives.
Sammy Lee Wallace Jr. is already due for trial in March for the aggravated sexual battery of a child less than 13 years old in a previous indictment that resulted in his arrest in 2019.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon appeared before a judge to face criminal contempt charges for defying a subpoena from Congress' Jan. 6 committee, then declared combatively outside court that he was “taking on the Biden regime” in fighting the charges.
NEW YORK (AP) — After disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide behind bars, a judge invited his accusers to court to vent their anger at a man they called a coward for taking his own life to escape accountability for sexually abusing them.
Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of Donald Trump, was indicted Friday on two counts of contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
A driver is facing charges for a June wreck that killed one person and seriously injured another in Franklin County.
In 1921, 500 people came to the train station to greet Gen. John J. Pershing. In 1946, Jennie Craig of Axton was in a special ceremony at Madison College. In 1971, Virgil Goode's time as commonwealth's attorney concluded. In 2006, West Church Street revitalization efforts were wrapping up.
Jussie Smollett's criminal case will proceed to trial, despite his attempts to have it dismissed.
A Ridgeway man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, but will spend six years behind bars for possession of child pornography.
A Collinsville man has been sentenced to reduced charges for his part in the shooting death of Skyler Dereck Bryant, 20, of Bassett on June 2, 2020.
New indictments charge a Rocky Mount man with murder in the death of his 7-year-old step-grandchild as well as bring cases against two other members of the family, according to court records and authorities.
The trial of the former secretary, Irmgard Furchner, was set to start on Thursday. She is "suspected of having aided and abetted 11,387 cases of murder," according to a court indictment.
A former Louisiana trooper has been charged with a civil rights violation for beating a Black motorist, the first criminal case from federal investigations.
The case in February had generated an Amber Alert before the two were found in North Carolina.
Drug-distribution charges and sexual abuse charges filed in Martinsville have been dropped.
Two others have been charged in what has been ruled a homicide.
Jussie Smollett will not be allowed to call the Chicago prosecutor who dropped his alleged hoax charges as a witness in his ongoing case against the City of Chicago.
The felony carries a penalty of 1 to 10 years in prison and up to a fine.